MPPSC Syllabus 2020

MPPSC Syllabus 2020

ByHemant Kumar  |  Updated on: Jul 29, 2020
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MPPSC Syllabus Overview

Having a clear idea about the latest MPPSC Syllabus 2019 and updated examination trends in itself is a tedious task. As you know the MPPSC 2019-20 exam notification has been released now. The syllabus is very important to get the acknowledgment about the exam and its preparation. Many students are searching for MPPSC Syllabus in Hindi (हिंदी) & English.

Thus, in this article, we are presenting to you all the necessary details about MPPSC 2019 syllabus. We have shared MPPSC Syllabus PDF for both Prelims and Mains exam in Hindi so that the candidates can go through the entire syllabus easily.

MPPSC Preliminary Examination Syllabus

PAPER 1: General Studies

MPPSC has provided a detailed syllabus for Preliminary exam, but there are certain topics on which the number of questions asked is more than the rest of the topics in the subject. Along with the syllabus provided by MPPSC, we have analysed those topics and candidate should revise them multiple times before going to the final test.



Focussed areas

General Science and Environment

· Science questions based on general observations and matters of everyday life. No special knowledge is required to solve them.

· Environmental Ecology, Biodiversity & Climate Change.

· General Science- latest discoveries, invention, disease, vitamins, optics and basic knowledge based.

· Environment- National parks and other protected areas, species, summits, conventions, greenhouse gases, pollutants, awards etc.

Current Events of National & International Importance.

· Current affairs of National and International significance.

· Person in news (New appointment/CEO/MD), International summits, PM and President visits, Declarations, Sports tournament etc.

History of India & Independent India

· Important socio, economic, political events during Ancient India, Medieval period and Modern Period.

· Indian National Movement. Development of Independent India.

· Indus valley civilization, Mauryan & Gupta dynasty, Tripartite struggle, Delhi Sultanate,

· Important developments during Mughals, Marathas, Indian independence movements, Governor Generals/Viceroy- time work.

· Caste, religious and Bhakti-Sufi movement, Slogans, eminent personalities and Social reformers.

Geography of India and World

· Physical, social and economic geography including topics like Agriculture and Natural resources.

· Demography and Census.

· Prepare it on three levels: Madhya Pradesh, India and World.

· River, mountain, tribes, crops, minerals along with map practice.


Indian Polity and Economy


· Constitution, Political system of the country, Panchayati Raj, Social system, elections, sustainable economic development, political parties, plans, industrial development, foreign trade and economic and financial institutions.

· Economics- FYPs, Govt. schemes, different Index and India’s ranking, the terminology of economics,

· Polity-Imp.Articles, CAA, the making of the constitution, All schedules and Imp. Commissions.


· Important Sports tournaments, Award Winners and Renowned Sports Institutions of M.P., India, Asia and World.

· Persons in News, Contemporary games and tournaments and Medal winners.

Geography, History and Culture of M.P.

· Mountains, rivers, climatic conditions, Flora and Fauna, Minerals, transportation in the Geography of Madhya Pradesh.

· Important dynasties and their contributions to the Culture of M.P.

· Characteristics of Tribal, Tribal arts, Architecture and Historical personalities of M.P.

· One liner basic questions are asked from this section.


Information and Communication Technology

· Questions related to characteristics uses, and terminologies such as website, online, search engine, e-mail, video mail, chatting, video conferencing, hacking, cracking, virus and cybercrime.

· Basic Computer knowledge-based questions are asked from this section.

Important Legislation

· Scheduled Tribe & Scheduled Caste (Prevention of Atrocities) 1989.

· Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955.

· The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993.

· Various Sections and Sub Sections of these Acts needed to be prepared thoroughly.

PAPER-2: General Aptitude Test

  1. Comprehension
  2. Interpersonal skill including communication skill
  3. Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  4. Decision making and problem-solving
  5. General mental ability
  6. Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, the order of magnitude etc.-Class X level) Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc.-Class X level)
  7. Hindi Language Comprehension Skill (Class X level)

Suggested Read:

MPPSC Main Examination Syllabus



  • World History
  • Indian History
  • Indian 'Renaissance
    Indian Art & Culture with special reference to M.P.


  • Physical geography of India and the world,
  • Natural resources. Agro-climatic zones and Industries in M.P.
  • Water Management
  • Disaster and its management

Paper-2: General Studies-II

  • Constitution, Political and Administrative Structure of Governance
  • Security issues: Internal and External
  • Important Legislation
  • Social Sector - Health, Empowerment & Education
  • Education systems
  • Welfare programmes
  • International Organlzatlons

Paper-3: General Studies-III

  • Science & Technology
  • Reasoning and Data Interpretation
  • Energy
  • Environment and Sustainable Development
  • Indian Economy

Paper-4: General Studies-IV

  • Human needs and motivation
  • Philosophers/Thinkers, Social workers/Reformers
  • Attitude
  • Aptitude
  • Case studies

Paper-5: General Hindi

  • हिंदी व्याकरण(a) संधि
    (b) समास
    (c) मुहावरे
    (d) कहावतें इत्यादि

Paper-6: Hindi Essay writing

  • प्रथम निबंध
  • द्वितीय निबंध
  • तृतीय निबंध

Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission conducts State Service Examination every year for the recruitment for various posts ranging from Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police to Nayab Tahsildar etc. Lakhs of aspirant appear for the examination every year from all sorts of academic backgrounds.

Download MPPSC Syllabus

Click on the below links to download the MPPSC Syllabus PDF in Hindi for the preparation of Preliminary and Mains examination.

Download MPPSC Syllabus 2020 PDF in Hindi (हिंदी) - Prelims

Download MPPSC Syllabus 2020 PDF in Hindi (हिंदी) - Mains

Check the below-given link to download complete syllabus PDF:

MPPSC Syllabus PDF in English Prelims

MPPSC Syllabus PDF in English Main

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